Wednesday and Thursday
a part of the KCSWCD website
page updated 04/23/2014
The dates for 2014 have been scheduled for Wednesday & Thursday August 20-21, 2014. See you there....
The 2013 Maine Farm Days August 21 and 22 was a big success.
Planning is underway for next year.
Once again it will be at Misty Meadows Farm in Clinton.
The following materials are from 2013 and gives you some sort of idea or plans for next year.
--A new vendor contract is being developed for 2014. A 2014 CONTRACT WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.
--Take a look at the 2013 brochure and get an idea of what to expect this coming year. THE 2014 BROCHURE WILL BE AVAILABLE LATER.
-- Here is a map & directions.
The brochure and workshop schedule will be available later. There will be "Pesticide Credits" available through the UMaine Cooperative Extension Service if you need those. The workshops will cover issues of
Pest and Weed Identification,
Integrated Pest Management,
Maine Farm Days at Misty Meadows in Clinton.
For those of you who use Facebook, you may want to follow the news about the Maine Farm Days event through that system of communications. Check it out.
2014 POSTER CONTEST
ALL AGES WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE
MUST CONTAIN ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND BE IN COLOR
MUST BE SUBMITTED ON A 11X14 POSTER PAPER
MUST HAVE AN AG THEME RELATED TO “MAINE FARM DAYS”
MUST BE AN AGRICULTURAL THEME RELATED TO FARM DAYS
MUST BE SUBMITTED BY AUGUST 15, 2014, NO EXCEPTIONS
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON
POSTER WILL BECOME PROPERTY OF MAINE FARM DAYS
CASH PRIZE OF $100 TO WINNER.
WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT MAINE FARM DAYS
MAIL POSTER TO MAINE FARM DAYS; 71 MCKENNEY RD; CLINTON, MAINE 04927
PLEASE INCLUDE WITH POSTER
NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER AND AGE
2014 WHOOPIE PIE AND PIE CONTEST
JUNIOR DIVISION AGE 12-18
ADULT DIVISION AGE 19-99
PIE MUST BE APPLE, BAKED IN DISPOSABLE PAN (PIES ARE NOT RETURNED) AND MUST INCLUDE ORIGINAL RECIPE WHEN SUBMITTED. MUST SUBMIT 3 WHOOPIE PIES INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED MUST INCLUDE THE ORIGINAL RECIPE WHEN SUBMITTED
CASH PRIZES FOR THE TOP 3 IN EACH DIVISION $100, $50 & $25
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON FOR EACH CATEGORY
$5.00 REGISTRATION FEE FOR EACH CONTEST OF PIE AND WHOOPIE PIE
AUGUST 20, 2014
REGISTRATION AT 11:00 JUDGING AT 1:00
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 426-8589 OR 426-8586
VEGETABLE EXHIBITS IN 2014
ENTRIES ACCEPTED FROM 4-6 PM ON TUESDAY 8/19
MUST BE GROWN BY EXHIBITOR
NUMBER OF VEGETABLES/EXHIBIT ARE AS FOLLOWS
Green Beans 12
Broccoli 1 head
Cucumbers, Pickling 4
Peppers, Sweet 3
ONLY 1 ENTRY PER CATEGORY
AWARDS ARE: 1st place = $4; 2nd place = $3; 3rd place = $2
ENTRIES NEED TO BE PICKED UP BY 3 PM THURSDAY WHEN PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AVAILABLE.
In 2014 CLINTON – Maine Farm Days is scheduled for August 20 & 21. The event will be at Misty Meadows Farm on the Hill Road in Clinton Maine. The event will run from 9 am to 4 pm daily.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The event includes activities for both farmers and non-farmers alike. Including a range of agribusiness exhibits’, equipment dealers, wagon tours, children’s learning center, craft tent, farmers market and educational speakers and presentations. It is an extravaganza of animals, farm information, interesting people, equipment, food and entertaining displays.
More information check this website in the coming months or 'friend' Maine Farm Days on facebook.
For more information on the 2014 Maine Farm Days contact:
Kennebec County SWCD
21 Enterprise Dr. Suite #1
Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-7847 ext. 3
or e-mail at Dale@kcswcd.org
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